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  • Should I insulate my condensate units’ receiver?

    Should I insulate my condensate units’ receiver?

    This issue is not addressed in Xylem Domestic Pump and Hoffman Pump product manuals, factory recommendations or Little Red School House steam system application and sizing guides. Some installations require insulation for safety. Otherwise, it’s a matter of choice based on system design and your understanding of the strengths, limitations and use of products in the system.

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  • High Quality Flash Recovery Vessels from Didion Separator
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    High Quality Flash Recovery Vessels from Didion Separator

    When a portion of high pressure condensate that is discharged from the steam traps enters a low pressure area, a large percentage flashes into steam and can ideally be made use of again. A flash recovery vessel is often used as the area of lower pressure where the condensate flashes into steam. The flash steam exits out the top of the vessel, while the remaining condensate drains out the bottom. ...